The family and friends of Chanel Lewis, 22, always believed that he was innocent in the 2016 rape and murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano. Late Tuesday night, Nov. 20, 2018, the judge declared a mistrial in the murder case.
“Saturday was full of many different emotions as his anniversary always is,” said brave mom Kimberly Hairston, who traveled from Atlanta to East New York to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the shooting death of Daesean “Dae-Dae” Hill, her 8-year-old son, in Brooklyn.
“This victory is an incredible milestone for our communities and all those whose blood, sweat and tears paved the way for us,” Letitia ‘Tish’ James said to the New York Amsterdam News mere hours after she was elected
It was a full house, standing room only, at the poetry book launch of Dawad Philip’s “Mural by the Sea” at the Brooklyn Public Library, Flatbush Branch.
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Be careful what you ask for!
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“We charge attempted murder by the police, we want justice for Thavone Santana, and we want the immediate arrest of Sergeant Richard Blake,” Assemblyman Charles Barron told the Amsterdam News.
Just three working days after the opening of The Prince Joshua Avitto Community Center in East New York Brooklyn, the sentence was announced for the man convicted in the child’s 2014 death.
While Nicole Odom waits patiently to hear news about her daughter Brandy Odom’s murder, she said the Police Department is not communicating with her.